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Winning numbers drawn in '5 Card Cash' game

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "5 Card Cash" game were:

JD-10C-3D-4D-2S

(JD, 10C, 3D, 4D, 2S)

'Nuclear war may break out any moment': North Korea intensifies rhetoric against USA

North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.”

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Kim In Ryong told the U.N. General Assembly’s disarmament committee that North Korea is the only country in the world that has been subjected to “such an extreme and direct nuclear threat” from the United States since the 1970s -- and said the country has the right to possess nuclear weapons in self-defense.

He pointed to large-scale military exercises every year using “nuclear assets” and said what is more dangerous is what he called a U.S. plan to stage a “secret operation aimed at the removal of our supreme leadership.”

This year, Kim said, North Korea completed its “state nuclear force and thus became the full-fledged nuclear power which possesses the delivery means of various ranges, including the atomic bomb, H-bomb and intercontinental ballistic rockets.”

“The entire U.S. mainland is within our firing range and if the U.S. dares to invade our sacred territory even an inch it will not escape our severe punishment in any part of the globe,” he warned.

Kim’s speech follows escalating threats between North Korea and the United States, and increasingly tough U.N. sanctions.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that his country is curtailing economic, scientific and other ties with North Korea in line with U.N. sanctions, and the European Union announced new sanctions on Pyongyang for developing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving the North Korean crisis “will continue until the first bomb drops.” His commitment to diplomacy came despite President Donald Trump’s tweets several weeks ago that his chief envoy was “wasting his time” trying to negotiate with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, whom he derisively referred to as “Little Rocket Man.”

North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador called his country’s nuclear and missile arsenal “a precious strategic asset that cannot be reversed or bartered for anything.”

“Unless the hostile policy and the nuclear threat of the U.S. is thoroughly eradicated, we will never put our nuclear weapons and ballistic rockets on the negotiating table under any circumstances,” Kim said.

He told the disarmament committee that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea -- North Korea’s official name -- had hoped for a nuclear-free world.

Instead, Kim said, all nuclear states are accelerating the modernization of their weapons and “reviving a nuclear arms race reminiscent of (the) Cold War era.” He noted that the nuclear weapon states, including the United States, boycotted negotiations for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons that was approved in July by 122 countries at the United Nations.

“The DPRK consistently supports the total elimination of nuclear weapons and the efforts for denuclearization of the entire world,” he said. But as long as the United States rejects the treaty and “constantly threatens and blackmails the DPRK with nuclear weapons … the DPRK is not in position to accede to the treaty.”

TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of Buford Hwy closed for emergency repairs

All lanes of Buford Highway just south of Beverly Hills Drive in Chamblee are closed for emergency road repairs.

Officials told Channel 2 Action News the closure is expected to last a minimum of 24 hours as crews make repairs.

At some point, Buford Highway will be closed at Beverly Hills Drive and Shallowford Terrace. Drivers are encouraged to use I-85 and Shallowford Road as alternate routes.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of Buford Hwy closed for emergency repairs

All lanes of Buford Highway just south of Beverly Hills Drive in Chamblee are closed for emergency road repairs.

Officials told Channel 2 Action News the closure is expected to last a minimum of 24 hours as crews make repairs.

At some point, Buford Highway will be closed at Beverly Hills Drive and Shallowford Terrace. Drivers are encouraged to use I-85 and Shallowford Road as alternate routes.

1-Year-Old Florida Boy Dies After Getting Struck By Suv; Family Retaliates Against Driver

1-Year-Old Florida Boy Dies After Getting Struck By Suv; Family Retaliates Against Driver

One in nine American men infected with oral HPV, study finds

Oral human papillomavirus, or HPV, is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. However, men are more at risk than women, with one in nine American males infected, according to a new report published in Annals of Internal of Medicine

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Researchers from Harvard University and other institutions across the country recently conducted a study to determine the difference in prevalence of oral and genital HPV infection among men and women. 

To do so, they used data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination, a CDC survey that monitors the health and nutritional statuses of Americans.

Scientists specifically gathered information from the 2011 to 2014 records, examining adults aged 18 to 69, who were given physical examinations that included tests for 37 types of HPV as well as an interview.

>>Related: HPV vaccination of adolescents increases; suburban, rural areas lag

After analyzing the results, they estimated that 11.5 percent of the 11 million men assessed had an oral HPV infection, and 3.2 percent of the 3.2 million women evaluated had oral HPV.

Furthermore, analysts found that the prevalence of all HPV types was highest among men. High-risk HPV affected about 7.3 percent of men, overall, and just 1.4 percent of women, overall. 

The probability of high-risk oral HPV was greatest among black participants, marijuana users, cigarette smokers who smoked more than 20 cigarettes a day and those who reported having 16 or more vaginal or oral sex partners. 

>>Related: Vaccine may cut HPV infections, an oral cancer risk, in men

“This study's findings provide several policy implications to guide future OPSCC prevention efforts to combat 

this disease,” the authors said in the study.

That’s why researchers hope to conduct more studies to find better ways to screen for the disease and get the HPV vaccine to people of all ages. 

>>Related: Medical tests, exams women in their 30s should have 

Iguana eluding officers taken into custody at Florida restaurant

An iguana hunt was on in South Florida after a large reptile was said to be hiding from authorities. 

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The Stuart Police Department posted a picture on Facebook of the “suspicious iguana,” which had eluded officers for days at a downtown restaurant. 

The big guy was taken into custody on Monday at Spritz City Bistro, according to Facebook comments. 

Social media users are going crazy over this wild catch.

 

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were:

01-02-04-07-09-11-12-14-15-18-19-20

(one, two, four, seven, nine, eleven, twelve, fourteen, fifteen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty)

What La Nina could mean for Georgia this winter

We're finally starting to see cooler temperatures after a warm start to fall, so what does that mean for your winter?

The winter outlook will be released on Thursday.

One of the biggest factors in the forecast has to do with ocean water temperatures more than 2,000 miles away from north Georgia in the Pacific Ocean.

Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brian Monahan says the Pacific Ocean plays a big role in the weather in the eastern half and actually the entire United States.

This year, Pacific ocean water temperatures along the equator are crashing. That's a clear signal of a dawning La Nina event. 

Stronger than normal winds cause upwelling, bringing cooler water from deep down below to the ocean's surface.

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On Tuesday, Monahan spoke with Keith Stellman, the meteorologist-in-charge at Atlanta's local National Weather Service office. Stellman said La Nina is a big disruption to the normal winter time patterns in the United States.

"When you get a large pool of cool water over a basin the size of the Pacific. in the case of La Nina, you get high pressure and low pressure to develop in certain areas and want to just stay in that area. That has an impact on the jet stream."

In a La Nina winter, the polar branch of the jet stream generally stays farther to the north, keeping the northern part of the country cold. But in the southeast, we stay warmer than average.

Precipitation, usually below average in a La Nina winter for us but there can be exceptions. 

In fact, Stellman told Monahan some research shows that wedge ice events like one that hit Atlanta in 2015 are more likely during La Ninas.

"The pattern, the way that it sets up with the jet stream, it allows a lot more cold air damming to occur, down the eastern half of the Appalachians, and that is typically when we get our ice here in north Georgia," he said. 

Atlanta averages just under three inches of snow each winter.

 

Tom Petty buried at famous cemetery in private funeral service

 

Family and friends gathered Monday at the Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine in Pacific Palisades, California to bid a final farewell to legendary rocker Tom Petty, People magazine reported.

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Petty died of cardiac arrest on Oct. 2 at the age of 66.

The grounds of the shrine are just a few blocks from the Pacific Ocean on Sunset Boulevard, and includes a temple, windmill chapel and meditation garden. The sanctuary also includes a spring-fed lake, waterfalls, and wildlife. 

The funeral for George Harrison, the iconic Beatle and Petty’s Traveling Wilburys band mate,  was held at the shrine in 2001, Rolling Stone magazine reported.

There’s no word on who attended Petty’s private burial, but the musician’s daughter AnnaKim Violette Petty shared scenes from the day on Instagram.

>> Related: Rocker Tom Petty dead at 66, manager says

The music community and fans around the world were grief-stricken with word of Petty’s sudden and unexpected death. Numerous tributes have poured in and musicians have been playing Petty’s music at concerts and shows, honoring his memory. 

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